Why the Great Darke County Fair lives up to its name

One of the oldest events around, The “Great” Darke County Fair, kicks off Friday.

So much will be happening this year at the fair, including a Three Dog Night headlining concert with special guest Night Ranger. Tickets are $37 - $40.

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All nine days of the fair are packed with hour-by-hour happenings. There is so much going on that it would be impossible to do it all in one day. That’s why a nine-day pass for $20 is well worth it, when a daily pass is $7. Children ages 11 and younger are admitted for free with a paying adult.

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Some top events include the Junior Fair Horse Show on Friday, Aug. 16, the “Beef Dress Up” on Thursday, Aug. 20 and Motorcycle Races on Friday, Aug. 23.

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An entire rundown of the week's activities is listed day-by-day on The Darke County Fair website at darkcountyfair.com.


WHAT: The 2019 Great Darke County Fair

WHEN:  Aug. 16- 24

WHERE: Darke County Fairgrounds, 800 Sweitzer St., Greenville

INFO: darkcountyfair.com

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